Wolf Hall and medieval civil war

Peter Kosminsky, director of the upcoming dramatisation of Wolf Hall, gives an insight into the series, while David Crouch describes a 12th-century clash for England’s throne


As the BBC TV dramatisation of Wolf Hall is shortly due to air, series director Peter Kosminsky reveals the challenges and joys of filming Hilary Mantel’s acclaimed novels. Meanwhile, Professor David Crouch visits Wallingford Castle in Oxfordshire, which played an important role in the 12th-century battle for England’s throne between King Stephen and Empress Matilda.